Trainee Caseworker

Job role: Caseworker
Advice Area: Disability
Organisation: Merton CIL
Job type:Permanent
Working hours: Flexible
Location: London South East
Salary: Negotiable
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Closing date: 26-06-2019


Merton CIL is recruiting for a Trainee Advice and Advocacy Case Worker

Do you have what it takes to join a growing and dynamic user-led Deaf and Disabled People’s organisation in Merton?

We have been described by our evaluators as an organisation that “contributes significantly and positively towards enabling its service users to grow in confidence, self-advocate and assert their rights toward a more independent life”.

You can find out more about Merton CIL by watching this short film:

This trainee role is a great opportunity to develop core information, advice and advocacy knowledge and experience while working with and supporting our committed team of caseworkers. You will be focusing on Personal Independence Payment applications, from form-filling to representation at the First-tier Tribunal and social care (Care Act 2014) assessments, reassessments and reviews.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community and the role would be equally as suitable for someone changing career as for someone just starting out.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we will interview and consider on their abilities Deaf and Disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy at Merton CIL, if they declare their disability at application. If you require additional support completing this application due to an access need, please get in touch on 0203 397 3119.

This role is for 21-35 hours per week and the starting salary will be circa £18,000 pro rata, with the potential for increase to £24,000 pro rata.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 26 June 2019 at 5pm.

Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 4 July 2019.

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